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Danish leader sees slow talks to form government after vote win

06 Jun 2019

COPENHAGEN The leader of Denmark's Social Democrats said on Thursday she would launch talks to form government, although she expected it would take time, after a centre-left election victory put her on course to become the country's youngest ever prime minister.

Dänemark nach Parlamentswahl vor Regierungswechsel - Linke übernimmt

06 Jun 2019

Kopenhagen Dänemark steht nach der Parlamentswahl vor einem Kurswechsel und wird künftig voraussichtlich von der Sozialdemokratin Mette Frederiksen regiert.

Danish centre-left opposition wins election on welfare pledges

06 Jun 2019

COPENHAGEN Denmark appeared set to become the third Nordic country in a year to form a leftist government as voters in Wednesday's parliamentary election rebelled against austerity measures and dealt a blow to right-wing nationalists. | Video

Danish Muslims feel backlash as immigration becomes election issue

31 May 2019

COPENHAGEN Growing numbers of Danish Muslims say they have faced verbal abuse, exclusion and hate crimes since mainstream political parties began adopting anti-immigrant policies previously the preserve of the far right.

Maersk warns trade tensions are hurting shipping growth

24 May 2019

COPENHAGEN A.P. Moller-Maersk, the world's largest container shipping company, warned on Friday that trade tensions and an economic slowdown are slowing growth in global freight.

Vestas takes aim at cheaper U.S. wind power with new turbine

21 May 2019

COPENHAGEN Vestas on Tuesday launched a wind turbine targeting the U.S. market, aiming to simplify how they are built and cut costs further for the renewable energy source.

Danish PM suggests allying with main opposition to curb extremists

16 May 2019

COPENHAGEN Danish Prime Minister Lokke Rasmussen is willing to form a governing coalition with the Social Democrats after the June 5 election to help curb the influence of smaller, more extreme parties, he said on Thursday.

Danish PM suggests coalition with main opposition to avoid political chaos

16 May 2019

COPENHAGEN Danish Prime Minister Lars Lokke Rasmussen voiced readiness on Thursday to form a governing coalition with the Social Democrats after the June 5 election to help curb the influence of smaller, more extreme parties.

Danske Bank picks ex-ABN banker as CEO to rebuild trust

10 May 2019

COPENHAGEN Danske Bank hired former ABN AMRO banker Chris Vogelzang as its new chief executive on Friday as it wrestles to limit the fallout from its involvement in one of the biggest money laundering scandals.

UPDATE 2-Vestas' shares fall after profit disappoints and CEO departs

08 May 2019

COPENHAGEN, May 8 Shares in Vestas' fell 3 percent on Wednesday as first-quarter profit fell well below forecasts and the wind turbine maker surprisingly announced the departure of its chief executive, known for an earlier turnaround of the company.

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